Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
,000 it was florida, four years ago, ohio and this year, ohio is going to be key. let's keep it in virginia for a minute. you talked a minute go ago about the senate race going on between tim kaine and between george allen. tim kaine in his gubernatorial race, allen and also mark warner. virginia has gone increasingly purple. you have a situation where northern virginia, especially n areas of louden county and fairfax county, they have gotten progressively more democratic over the last few years. now, it's a different picture altogether when you go down to the county, parts of danville, over to roanoke. that is solid republican ground. for the most part, the formula to winning virginia, the last few election cycles, is to run hard if you're a democrat in the northern parts of virginia and do what can you around areas like richmond. that is a very urban voting block, strongly democratic base and see if can you piece together northern virginia, say richmond and newport news. the difference this year, though, is that mitt romney's campaign turned the logic on its head. they said no, we're goin
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
virginia and georgetown faces florida. lindsay murphy has a preview of tonight's hoyas game, right? >> yes. the stage is set for the hoyas. a court and 3800 seats have been built on the uss ship. one of the many events taking place in weekend to honor the military. the basketball team arrived in jacksonville yesterday. they toured the ship yesterday all in preparation for their season opener tonight. you see the ship getting ready right there. tonight they tip-off against tenth raped florida. while neither team practiced outside this week to get ready, they tested the court out yesterday. this will be a bit of a litmus test for georgetown. no seniors. >> i feel like i need more time, you know. there are so many things that we still have to get better at and stuff to work on. you look and say the season ran up on us pretty quick. >> reporter: we are go have to defend. >> it's a big first game. most teams start out with lower ranked teams. we have our first game against florida, a team that's ranked in the top 25. we don't have a chance to relax. there is a lot of pressure on us from the be
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
, florida, virginia as well. >> let me ask you. we know the president gave his acceptance speech in chicago there four years ago. what is the plan for tomorrow night? however this ends up, will they be in the same area for the acceptance speech or for the, i can't think of my word, the concession speech tomorrow? >> right. the speech is here. recall four years ago, a huge outdoor venue where people came streaming in and it was so strangely warm in 2008, a warm day, 70 degrees and that is chilly, of course. inside the venue, where there is some supporters and they'll be invited, volunteers, and some members of the public smaller compared to grant park and it's still a large inside venue and that is going to be quite the event here. >> and you mentioned people being invited. this is not just open to the public then. everyone can't go down like they did four years ago? >> right. you will have to have a way to get in. there is a public area inside the venues. and i am sure most of the people were handpicked already. there is tons and tons of staff and volunteers given a place inside. >> all rig
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> absolutely. >> and. >>> ballots are being counted in the state of florida. a big announcement from the romney campaign. and latinos march to the white house today with a wish list of what they would like to see get done during the president's second term. and we're watching new york and new jersey, the already battered region deals with the nor'easter. those stories and much more on the news edge at 6. hang tight. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. . >>> caught on camera, a former pilot tried to take off with the jet without permission and didn't get too far. the video shows the former pilot driving the plane through a parking lot in july and can you see the video there of the plane bumping up and down and crashing into cars and knocking down the light poll before crack. hedgeland was wanted in connection with the murder of his former girlfriend in colorado and attempted to steal the unoccupied plane in the morning. >>> and. >>> sent a mass text message to all of his friends that he died in a car crash.